Who are coroners' officers? FAQs about the role of coroner's officers HERE
How do I get a job in the coroner’s office?

If you are interested in the job of coroner's officer, there is not a single route in, you will need to check with the local police service or local authority depending on who provides coroners’ officers in your area, check the job sections in the local papers and on the relevant websites (including COASA at www.coasa.org.uk)


we do not have information about vacancies at this time


If you are applying for a position, do as much reading about the role as possible (see for example the COASA handbook - The Coroners Office: a guide to practice and procedure (available at www.coasa.org.uk) and Dorries - Coroners Courts: a guide to law and practice (Oxford University Press) and be sure that any application clearly demonstrates that you have the necessary skills knowledge and attributes -Good Luck

Job Description and Person Specification - coroner's officer    HERE
Produced by COASA i
n response to requests from employers for a standard job description for the role of coroner's officer, and after discussion with the coroners' unit at the MoJ.

Current Job Vacancies for coroner's officers and coroner's administrative staffs
We are very happy to share details of job vacancies - please email the details to webadmin@coasa.org.uk
Job vacancies for coroner's officers and coroner's administrative staff, as notified to the site administrator will be available in this area as pdfs or web links.
Employers may advertise jobs locally so you could write to your local coroner's office, or check on your local authority, or local constabulary, websites

Job Vacancies for associated roles
Job Vacancies for Senior, Area or Assistant Coroner
If you wish to work in a judicial position rather than as an investigator or administrator then any live competition for the position of coroner will be on the public side of the coroners' society website (www.coronersociety.org.uk). If you are interested in the position of assistant coroner you are advised to contact your local coroner.

Coroners' Officers and Staff Association